Bee honey as an environmental bioindicator of pesticides' occurrence in six agricultural areas of Greece.

@article{Balayiannis2008BeeHA,
  title={Bee honey as an environmental bioindicator of pesticides' occurrence in six agricultural areas of Greece.},
  author={George Panos Balayiannis and Panos Balayiannis},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={462-70}
}
The pollution of six agricultural areas of Greece (north, central, south) by insecticides used in crop protection has been investigated utilizing, as a bioindicator, bee honey produced in those areas. Honey samples collected randomly from apiaries located in those areas were analyzed for pesticide residues with a multianalytical method, able to determine simultaneously up to 10 organophosphorous insecticides from the same honey extract. Findings concerning the acaricide coumaphos were also… CONTINUE READING

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